Calcutta University Ph.D in Microbiology Admission 2018

Calcutta University Ph.D in Microbiology Admission 2018 – Applications are invited in the prescribed proforma from candidates intending to enrol in the PhD Program in Microbiology, University of Calcutta for the session 2018-19


Calcutta University Ph.D in Microbiology Admission 2018

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Applications: 10th July 2018 till 3.00 PM
  • Issuance of Admit Cards to the eligible candidates from the Departmental Office: 13th July 2018 between 02.00 PM – 04.00 PM
  • Dates of Research Eligibility Test:
  • Written part (RET-WP): 17th July2018 from 12.00 noon to 02.00 PM
  • Oral part (RET-OP): 24th July2018 from 12.00 noon to 05.00 PM
  • Display of the List of Successful Candidates in RET-WP: 20th July2018

PhD Program

  • No. of Seats: 14
  • Reservation: [Reservation of seats as per the West Bengal Higher Education Institutions (Reservation in admission) rules, 2013] for roster positions 21 to 34

Eligibility Criteria

M.Sc./B.Tech. in biological sciences from a UGC recognized university


Selection Process

  • Selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of Admission test and Interview
  • Candidates qualified in NET/GATE/equivalent examination do not require to appear in the admission test but need to qualify the interview

Research Eligibility Test (RET)

  • Structure of RET-WP (50 Marks): Multiple choice questions based on the syllabus of the CSIR/UGC NET Exam in Life Sciences (1 mark each: 30 questions) and one broad answer type question (20 marks)
  • Candidates must obtain qualifying marks in the RET-WP part (General – 60% marks, OBC-A & OBC-B – 54% marks and SC/ST/PH – 45% marks) to be eligible for the interview (RET-OP)
  • List of successful candidates eligible for admission to the PhD Program will be displayed in the departmental notice board

Application Process
  • Applications are invited in the prescribed proforma from candidates intending to enrol in the PhD Program in Microbiology, University of Calcutta
  • All subsequent notifications related to this program will be made in the notice board of the Dept. of Microbiology, University of Calcutta, 35 Ballygunge Circular Road (6th floor), Kolkata-700019
  • Application Form is available with this notice and can be downloaded in the pdf format
  • Submitted at the departmental office on or before the last date between 11.00 AM to 03.00 PM only after paying the prescribed fee of Rs.100/- at the University Cash Counter
  • The Payment Challan has to be endorsed by the departmental office before submission at the cash counter (11.00 AM- 01.00 PM)

University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta, Kolkata, Department of Microbiology, Alipore Campus, 1, Reformatory Street, Kolkata-700027

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